Table 4. Civilian labor force and unemployment by state and selected area, not seasonally adjusted

LABOR FORCE DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED

Table 4. Civilian labor force and unemployment by state and selected area, not seasonally adjusted
State and area Civilian labor force Unemployed
June July Number Percent of labor force
2015 2016 2015 2016(p) June July June July
2015 2016 2015 2016(p) 2015 2016 2015 2016(p)

Alabama

2,164,225 2,195,134 2,163,395 2,182,092 143,670 143,263 145,435 126,266 6.6 6.5 6.7 5.8

Alaska

371,633 367,398 374,602 371,496 24,586 24,670 21,798 22,816 6.6 6.7 5.8 6.1

Arizona

3,157,676 3,233,654 3,152,919 3,223,444 202,400 199,851 208,387 204,628 6.4 6.2 6.6 6.3

Arkansas

1,349,251 1,372,829 1,348,400 1,368,849 73,629 58,297 75,833 58,820 5.5 4.2 5.6 4.3

California

18,999,793 19,181,488 19,057,223 19,369,434 1,179,350 1,087,591 1,246,352 1,135,435 6.2 5.7 6.5 5.9

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

4,996,370 5,041,245 5,024,785 5,107,974 344,231 262,943 363,699 279,523 6.9 5.2 7.2 5.5

Colorado

2,852,411 2,916,543 2,849,681 2,914,381 118,507 117,781 110,346 104,799 4.2 4.0 3.9 3.6

Connecticut

1,905,317 1,921,707 1,916,729 1,941,287 106,216 113,371 112,056 109,321 5.6 5.9 5.8 5.6

Delaware

470,772 484,844 473,057 484,102 24,359 22,765 23,868 21,994 5.2 4.7 5.0 4.5

District of Columbia

390,496 399,299 395,770 399,469 27,536 24,407 28,021 24,807 7.1 6.1 7.1 6.2

Florida

9,691,201 9,773,996 9,711,437 9,818,444 541,500 482,728 562,696 497,223 5.6 4.9 5.8 5.1

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,324,438 1,303,109 1,336,441 1,321,191 84,654 71,218 85,013 71,233 6.4 5.5 6.4 5.4

Georgia

4,777,896 4,907,634 4,788,247 4,942,143 299,459 271,399 302,965 268,638 6.3 5.5 6.3 5.4

Hawaii

680,048 687,022 680,749 689,163 28,093 27,047 23,749 23,561 4.1 3.9 3.5 3.4

Idaho

808,677 822,371 810,236 824,707 32,158 29,714 32,004 30,006 4.0 3.6 3.9 3.6

Illinois

6,589,926 6,666,186 6,595,668 6,684,462 394,985 398,170 407,418 374,007 6.0 6.0 6.2 5.6

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,828,766 3,910,315 3,824,350 3,900,078 235,028 242,316 235,598 217,654 6.1 6.2 6.2 5.6

Indiana

3,297,485 3,405,412 3,293,928 3,417,100 157,333 157,333 154,257 148,982 4.8 4.6 4.7 4.4

Iowa

1,713,556 1,730,000 1,717,216 1,734,287 63,468 70,343 59,751 70,171 3.7 4.1 3.5 4.0

Kansas

1,511,866 1,507,180 1,517,337 1,504,326 67,507 65,871 70,921 73,539 4.5 4.4 4.7 4.9

Kentucky

1,978,569 2,002,205 1,962,414 1,985,535 109,346 108,965 114,080 103,819 5.5 5.4 5.8 5.2

Louisiana

2,196,583 2,187,456 2,191,112 2,184,207 152,481 153,029 144,599 150,355 6.9 7.0 6.6 6.9

Maine

691,223 693,742 696,566 705,627 29,231 25,361 27,596 25,944 4.2 3.7 4.0 3.7

Maryland

3,179,911 3,192,104 3,202,007 3,214,313 171,863 143,837 171,878 146,370 5.4 4.5 5.4 4.6

Massachusetts

3,616,217 3,635,111 3,615,813 3,669,960 188,750 155,642 187,310 148,577 5.2 4.3 5.2 4.0

Michigan

4,807,952 4,865,247 4,806,242 4,876,537 278,749 240,472 308,129 262,891 5.8 4.9 6.4 5.4

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,014,473 2,067,655 2,031,156 2,087,680 133,644 119,351 149,511 127,118 6.6 5.8 7.4 6.1

Minnesota

3,037,344 3,049,405 3,045,681 3,043,633 115,545 121,708 111,560 113,840 3.8 4.0 3.7 3.7

Mississippi

1,286,448 1,293,935 1,292,721 1,289,973 90,993 88,039 89,836 83,683 7.1 6.8 6.9 6.5

Missouri

3,154,288 3,169,247 3,143,569 3,166,399 165,037 154,971 169,456 164,266 5.2 4.9 5.4 5.2

Montana

530,430 530,128 533,994 535,943 21,780 22,476 19,988 21,052 4.1 4.2 3.7 3.9

Nebraska

1,024,122 1,029,765 1,029,880 1,033,926 33,173 34,242 34,713 36,017 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5

Nevada

1,430,171 1,440,845 1,435,075 1,441,250 99,515 97,303 99,876 93,071 7.0 6.8 7.0 6.5

New Hampshire

748,678 760,549 754,624 768,779 25,495 20,924 24,782 22,139 3.4 2.8 3.3 2.9

New Jersey

4,579,658 4,599,019 4,597,134 4,635,968 256,468 227,413 275,535 259,710 5.6 4.9 6.0 5.6

New Mexico

926,033 933,024 923,461 928,917 68,121 65,645 66,166 65,670 7.4 7.0 7.2 7.1

New York

9,755,284 9,687,037 9,787,363 9,700,704 507,585 438,982 525,205 480,861 5.2 4.5 5.4 5.0

New York City

4,183,183 4,134,725 4,209,553 4,152,296 230,283 209,290 238,563 233,763 5.5 5.1 5.7 5.6

North Carolina

4,806,585 4,859,262 4,814,508 4,857,533 294,529 248,960 301,598 241,175 6.1 5.1 6.3 5.0

North Dakota

422,951 428,629 421,375 427,735 12,786 14,793 10,792 11,840 3.0 3.5 2.6 2.8

Ohio

5,750,073 5,836,666 5,761,791 5,853,980 287,871 287,068 286,359 279,577 5.0 4.9 5.0 4.8

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,038,228 1,045,317 1,048,634 1,058,297 56,465 56,923 53,850 56,368 5.4 5.4 5.1 5.3

Oklahoma

1,862,255 1,850,769 1,851,923 1,826,361 88,596 98,594 81,421 95,008 4.8 5.3 4.4 5.2

Oregon

1,977,215 2,064,195 1,991,272 2,083,858 114,773 110,166 118,871 118,095 5.8 5.3 6.0 5.7

Pennsylvania

6,485,914 6,573,447 6,523,495 6,613,275 357,063 364,833 375,545 402,832 5.5 5.6 5.8 6.1

Rhode Island

559,099 558,171 562,430 564,323 32,117 28,642 33,731 31,529 5.7 5.1 6.0 5.6

South Carolina

2,289,415 2,335,863 2,285,684 2,330,849 144,488 131,162 138,460 124,745 6.3 5.6 6.1 5.4

South Dakota

460,694 464,670 461,337 464,690 14,202 12,892 13,346 11,576 3.1 2.8 2.9 2.5

Tennessee

3,099,802 3,175,236 3,092,301 3,184,853 193,193 158,991 190,154 155,212 6.2 5.0 6.1 4.9

Texas

13,127,106 13,338,466 13,120,456 13,386,738 623,024 644,425 633,218 679,762 4.7 4.8 4.8 5.1

Utah

1,474,129 1,507,632 1,479,230 1,510,567 57,623 63,121 56,399 58,427 3.9 4.2 3.8 3.9

Vermont

349,178 350,929 349,908 351,348 13,005 11,934 12,920 12,118 3.7 3.4 3.7 3.4

Virginia

4,268,927 4,249,400 4,276,693 4,268,101 198,131 167,968 193,661 171,662 4.6 4.0 4.5 4.0

Washington

3,556,723 3,629,691 3,565,987 3,658,687 192,513 201,040 197,074 209,785 5.4 5.5 5.5 5.7

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,588,503 1,607,674 1,591,623 1,618,080 72,916 70,263 74,886 73,401 4.6 4.4 4.7 4.5

West Virginia

800,151 798,939 793,331 795,387 57,510 48,394 55,677 43,562 7.2 6.1 7.0 5.5

Wisconsin

3,132,217 3,166,033 3,129,499 3,172,580 151,310 140,551 144,145 131,567 4.8 4.4 4.6 4.1

Wyoming

311,850 304,987 310,796 302,773 13,154 17,053 12,000 15,610 4.2 5.6 3.9 5.2

Puerto Rico

1,119,298 1,125,797 1,113,609 1,136,095 140,688 121,107 125,022 142,857 12.6 10.8 11.2 12.6

Footnotes
(1) Metropolitan division.
(2) Metropolitan statistical area.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data refer to place of residence. Data for Puerto Rico are derived from a monthly household survey similar to the Current Population Survey. Area definitions are based on Office of Management and Budget Bulletin No. 13-01, dated February 28, 2013, and are available on the BLS website at www.bls.gov/lau/lausmsa.htm. Estimates for the latest month are subject to revision the following month.

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